Yearly Archives: 2016

2016, looking back

I had a good year, I think. A lot of struggle, but a lot of joy. We moved homes, we travelled, we celebrated birthdays,View full post »

The Unjust Society – Harold Cardinal

Published in 1969, The Unjust Society was Cardinal’s response to Trudeau’s “just society”View full post »

Back on the Rez – Brian Maracle

Published in 1996, this is a memoir from Brian Maracle about his first year living back on the reserve, the SixView full post »

The Manitous – Basil Johnston

This book was published in 1995. I had some initial confusion as the dedication page refers to the Anishinaubae, theView full post »

Earth Elder Stories – Alexander Wolfe

This was first published in 1988 and then again in 2002. The preface was written by Harvey Knight, and an introductionView full post »

I Am Woman – Lee Maracle

In general, I thought this book to be akin in form to Highway’s The Truth About Stories – using plainView full post »

The Truth About Stories – King

Thomas King’s lecturing series in 2003 for the CBC Massey Lectures is an excellent resource for studies in indigenousView full post »

Me Funny – Drew Hayden Taylor

Intro – D. Taylor  “Humour requires intelligence. It calls for the ability to take in information,View full post »

breathe deep

I finally feel like I can breathe again. I feel like me. I made so many changes this past few months, and I finallyView full post »